All Reviews

The Emerald Shore:  The Voyage of Lucy P. Simmons, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Satisfying finale to magical adventure-girl series.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2014)
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age 13+
Familiar but fun strategy game makes you hurry up and wait.
(2014)
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Beethoven's Treasure Tail Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Silly adventure full of pratfalls, comic action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Lego Minifigures Online Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun, team-oriented Lego brick battler has pressure to buy.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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The Terror of the Southlands: The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl battles scallywags, ball gowns in fast-paced sequel.
By Caroline Carlson
(2014)
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Jake's Treasure Trek App Poster Image
age 4+
Preschool-friendly side-scroller fun for older kids, too.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Seagulls Don't Eat Pickles: Fish Finelli, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Bright, likable boy anchors fun seaside mystery adventure.
By E.S. Farber
(2014)
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Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited Game Poster Image
age 14+
Complex strategy game has captivating play, edgy content.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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Here Be Monsters! The Ratbridge Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Friendly monsters help boy in quirky, wildly whimsical tale.
By Alan Snow
(2006)
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Slaves of Socorro: Brotherband Chronicles, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Crew fights slavers and pirates in solid seafaring sequel.
By John Flanagan
(2014)
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LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: Octonauts Game Poster Image
age 3+
Mild confusion of facts, fiction won't sink ocean adventure.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2014)
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Disney Story Central App Poster Image
age 3+
Favorite characters, badge rewards motivate kids to read.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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PlunderNauts App Poster Image
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age 11+
Space-themed saga pokes fun at pirates; cartoon violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Assassin's Creed Pirates App Poster Image
age 13+
Fun times on high seas; not as violent as console games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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The Glass Sentence: The Mapmakers Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dense, complex map tale a treat for seasoned fantasy fans.
By S. E. Grove
(2014)
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Crossbones TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Pirate adventure has bloody violence, political intrigue.
Network: NBC
(2014)
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The Hero's Guide to Being an Outlaw Book Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet, silly, swashbuckling end to fairy-tale saga.
By Christopher Healy
(2014)
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Blue Sea Burning: The Chronicles of Egg, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Swords, explosions, life lessons as comic pirate tale ends.
By Geoff Rodkey
(2014)
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The Pirate Fairy Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Amusing pirate-themed Tinker Bell adventure; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Sky Raiders: Five Kingdoms, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fast-paced adventure, slow storytelling in series opener.
By Brandon Mull
(2014)
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